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Coronavirus – Guidance issued by Universities UK and UK Council for International Student Affairs

As the Coronavirus continues to be in the news there may be some concern from educational institutions and members of the public, particularly where there are staff or  students returning from China. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. Universities UK has published guidance on their website to support institutions along with [...]

By |2020-02-05T12:00:43+00:00February 5th, 2020|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Annual Inspectors Training Day

On 3 October 2019, BAC held its annual inspectors’ training day. This event was led by the Chief Inspector, Diana Morriss, and was attended by 33 inspectors, including two student inspectors and several BAC staff members. It was held at a venue in Hatton Garden in central London. The event included presentations by the Accreditation [...]

By |2019-10-14T12:00:17+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

New BAC CEO: Dr Janet Bohrer

We are delighted to confirm that Dr Janet Bohrer will be the new Chief Executive of the British Accreditation Council. Janet is currently Director of Teaching, Quality and Enhancement at London South Bank University (LSBU).  At LSBU she is responsible for the team that provides the professional advice about academic quality and standards of the [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:32:10+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC launches updated Short Course Provider scheme

In September 2019, BAC were delighted to announce the launch of the updated and revised Short Course Provider (SCP) scheme. A detailed review of the SCP scheme took place to ensure the standards represent best practice and remain relevant. A working group, comprising of experienced inspectors, industry representatives and a child protection expert conducted the [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:27:37+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC announces new fees structure to open up access to accreditation for middle and low income countries

On 26 June 2019, the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) introduced reduced inspection and accreditation fees for middle and low income countries. Paul Fear, CEO of BAC, comments, “Providers from all countries should have the opportunity to be recognised for the quality of their provision and reducing fees for middle [...]

By |2019-06-27T13:20:12+01:00June 27th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

INSPECTORS’ ANNUAL TRAINING DAY – 4 OCTOBER 2018

BAC held its annual inspectors’ training day on 4 October 2018 at a venue in central London. The event brought together the members of BAC’s highly experienced inspectorate for an up-date presentation on BAC’s strategic activities and future plans for development, which was made by BAC’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Fear. BAC’s Chief Inspector, Diana [...]

By |2018-10-05T12:12:57+01:00October 5th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

British Accreditation Council identifies LanguageCert as a recognised awarding body for the International English Language Provider accreditation scheme

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) has included LanguageCert amongst its recognised external awarding bodies in the eligibility criteria for International English language providers seeking accreditation for the BAC International English Language provider (IELP) scheme. LanguageCert is an Awarding Organisation dedicated to language skills assessment and certification. It is a member of PeopleCert Group, a global [...]

By |2018-08-20T11:06:15+01:00August 20th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC launches Updated Independent Higher Education Scheme

On 23 April 2018, in London, the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) released their updated and revised independent higher education (IHE) scheme. Developed to support and raise the quality of standards within the UK and international higher education institutions, a detailed review of the IHE scheme took place to ensure [...]

By |2018-04-26T15:03:54+01:00April 26th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC Higher Education Briefing

Background This briefing is intended to provide a brief overview on the key provisions of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (thereafter referred to as the Act). The Act gained Royal Assent on the 27 April 2017 following consultation with the sector from the initial Green paper up to the committee, report and ‘ping [...]

By |2017-06-20T16:11:20+01:00June 20th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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